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Old 02-06-2010, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
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oh boy... I haven't tried just Spanish in a long time and will probably massacre it.
Ever since I learned Serbo-Croatian after learning Spanish, I have mixed the two up a lot and it makes things difficult unless you're one of the few that knows both. I used to do it on purpose to one guy I worked with and it would drive him crazy. He would know what I was saying, but it took a few seconds to realize I said it in a mixture of three different languages.

 
Old 02-06-2010, 03:40 PM
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My experience with Culebra Meat Market = [img]http://******************/vomit-smiley-31.gif[/img]

YMMV.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
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details people!
 
Old 02-06-2010, 04:28 PM
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In the meat case is a pig-head-shaped chunk of chorizo. It just creeps me out in the weirdest way--someone puts two fingers in to make the snout indentions. The eyes seem to follow you throughout the store.

Every one I've been in smells very bad......like what you'd think old blood and parts would smell like. Well, that, plus crap. LOL no I am thinking of Austin Powers. OK it just smells funny but not in a ha-ha way.

They are not sparkling clean, nor are they semi-sparkling clean. Think of how your kitchen and or bathrooms would look if you allowed your pre-teenagers to make the cleaning schedule decisions. Yeah. Pre-teens with other things to do. Not the neurotic, clean-freak pre-teens that I've seen around town, but the ones with iPods permanently attached to their ears and that FML look about 'em.

The meat--I didn't care for it but it may have been in my head. Don't think so, though.......a friend bought skirt steaks and they were extremely tough and greasy and he had marinated them overnight. It's just not worth it to me to go in there.

They also have (the one on Tezel anyway) a rather disgusting presentation of some sort of chicharrones or something unidentifiable under heat lamps near the register, where you can also pick up (fittingly) some antibiotics from Mexico.

And organics? I don't think the "organics" in there are up to health code, but don't quote me on that.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Culebra Meat market? Make your own meat! LOL
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Old 02-06-2010, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
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ok, now that's some information there

I think I will continue my streak of never visiting there now
 
Old 02-06-2010, 04:52 PM
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Or you could have just trusted me. I never lied to you before.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 05:13 PM
 
Location: South Side
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Everybody knows you just go to Culebra Meat Market cuz thats where all the good drugs is at.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 05:16 PM
 
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History Channel is doing a program about whiskey production. And now I'm positively CRAVING a Jack & DC.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 05:33 PM
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Yeah, bad History Channel, making Jules want a drink!!
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